Raúl Prado

Raúl Prado

Flipbook Studio (Mexico)

Visual effects artist and visual effects supervisor in Mexico City, Mexico

About Raúl

Name: Raúl Prado

Lives in: Mexico City, Mexico

Company: Flipbook Studio (Mexico)

Occupation: Visual Effects Artist and Visual Effects Supervisor


  • Manual de principiantes para ser presidente

    Manual de principiantes para ser presidente (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects An idealistic Governor with Presidential aspirations realizes that to reach the top post he needs to become what he hates the most: A Politician.

  • While the Wolf's Away

    While the Wolf's Away (2016)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects While the Wolf's Away is a coming of age/thriller about a group of young boys trying to escape a boarding school that's hiding dangerous secrets. A story about love, friendship, and coming to grips with reality in a place that offers no escape, other than growing up.

  • La Caridad

    La Caridad (2016)
    Film (Drama) Visual effects After their 30-year of marriage anniversary, Jose Luis and Angelica suffer a car accident. Jose Luis is submitted to surgery and looses his leg. His rehabilitation is a slow and painful process that will challenge his relationship to Angelica.

  • Sundown

    Sundown (2016)
    Film (Action, Comedy and Romance) Visual effects High school seniors Logan and Blake prepare for an epic Spring Break as they travel to the beautiful and exotic Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta hoping to hook up with their high school crushes. Surrounded by hot girls in teeny bikinis, the guys are truly in heaven. After meeting at a club, Logan falls for a mysterious local beauty named Gaby but then realizes the next morning, when his grandfather's Rolex watch is missing, that she was after more than just his heart. Things go from bad to worse when the guys discover that the valuable family heirloom is now in the hands of a gangster who demands to be paid triple the watch's value before returning it. And that's just the beginning... Written by Willie Kutner

  • Dios Inc.

    Dios Inc. (2016)
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  • Compadres

    Compadres (2016)
    Film (Action and Comedy) Visual effects As former cop Garza seeks revenge on Santos, the crime lord who framed him, he forms an unlikely team with a young hacker who successfully stole $10 million from Santos.

  • Mr. Pig

    Mr. Pig (2016)
    Film (Drama) Visual effects A beautiful road movie, and a chance to talk about love for Mexico through the eyes of an American.

  • Sr. Ávila

    Sr. Ávila (2014 - 2016)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Visual effects A family man experiences the tremendous burden of leading a double life as a professional hitman.

  • Desierto

    Desierto (2015)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Visual effects What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting, merciless killer. Written by STX Entertainment

  • Ramona y los escarabajos

    Ramona y los escarabajos (2015)
    Film (Comedy) Visual effects Ramona is a fat woman with too much weight and barely any luck, her universe seems to be collapsing after a series of unfortunate events. But everything will soon get better thanks to some magical beetles she finds in a Tarot café.

  • Las elegidas

    Las elegidas (2015)
    Film (Drama) Visual effects An organization kidnaps girls and enslaves them in a life of prostitution.

  • El Jeremías

    El Jeremías (2015)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Family) Visual effects The story of a misfit and extremely bright little boy, after he finds out he's a genius, he struggles to succeed despite the ignorance and poverty of his family. And being only an 8-year-old boy, he has to anticipate the most difficult decision of his life: What does he want to be when he grows up?

  • Archivo 253

    Archivo 253 (2015)
    Film (Horror) Visual effects A group of amateur paranormal investigators enter an abandoned insane asylum to discover if the stories they have heard are actually true.

  • Captive

    Captive (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Visual effects In this fact-based thriller, a single mother struggling with drug addiction is randomly taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run from the law for breaking out of jail and murdering the judge assigned to his case - only to realize before the climactic finish that they have actually saved each other's lives. Written by Anonymous

  • Elvira, te daría mi vida pero la estoy usando

    Elvira, te daría mi vida pero la estoy usando (2014)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects One night Gustavo, husband of Elvira, goes to buy cigarettes. Never returns. Elvira, 40 years old, mother of two children, begins a relentless pursuit of the love of her life. The clues lead her to the conclusion that her husband has kept a secret relationship. The unfortunate discovery will not stop Elvira in the mission to find him.

  • Gloria

    Gloria (2014)
    Film (Biography, Drama and Music) Visual effects Gloria de los Ángeles Treviño Ruiz is a young Mexican girl who wants nothing more than to be a famous singer, and to so she becomes Gloria Trevi, a rebellious, unapologetic, outspoken, over sexual controversial singer/songwriter. With the help of her manager, Sergio Andrade, in a short period of time she becomes a success in Mexico and Latin America. With her over sexual dressing style, catchy songs and irreverence she soon becomes a mega-icon. But the man who helps her rise to the top of the charts will also become her downfall, Sergio Andrade is fond of sleeping with underage girls and he is physically abusive towards them. Gloria and Sergio go touring with an entourage of under age girls whom he sleeps with, but when a book is written by an angry and abused ex-wife of his they hide from the public view. And when the mother of one of the minors they travel with files a complaint in Mexico of kidnapping against them, they fly to Brazil knowing that Interpol is determined to find the ... Written by william_linares

  • Plan Sexenal

    Plan Sexenal (2014)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Horror and Mystery) Visual effects This is a story about woman's fantasies about love, violence and the energy that the possibility of being somebody else emerge in an adverse context.

  • Short Plays

    Short Plays (2014)
    Film (Sport) Visual effects Football seen through the eyes of some of the best directors of the world.

  • Amor de mis amores

    Amor de mis amores (2014)
    Film (Comedy) Visual effects Days before her wedding, a woman believes she's falling in love with a stranger who is also headed for the altar, and their lives change dramatically

  • Ilusión Nacional

    Ilusión Nacional (2014)
    Film (Documentary, Drama, History and Sport) Visual effects National Dream is a film about Mexico and the World Soccer Cup. The documentary s dramatic recounting of soccer history is like a time machine that goes from 1928 to 2012. Throughout the illustrative, fast-paced, action-packed journey, viewers get to actually feel the energy of a packed-to-the-gills Stadium and experience the thrills of the most exciting games. They relive Mexico s euphoria when it hosted the Cup in 1970 and again in 1986, the nail-biting and held breath during a penalty shoot-out and all the action of the world s most popular sport. Written by Anonymous

  • The Popcorn Chronicles

    The Popcorn Chronicles (2014)
    Film (Action and Comedy) Visual effects When the projectionist Don Toribio Mujica dies, his two sons, Gumaro and Archimboldo must return to Guepez to know the will of their father. Don Cuino, the mayor of the City, is in charge of reading the will for the brothers: for his firstborn, Archimboldo, the house and, for Gumaro, the cinema Linterna Mujica. Knowing their new heritage, Archi and Gumaro become enemies and start a war that will take the City to the apocalypse. Written by Anonymous

  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez (2014)
    Film (Biography and Drama) Visual effects Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. Chavez inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world. Written by Pantelion Films

  • Manto acuífero

    Manto acuífero (2013)
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  • Aningaaq

    Aningaaq (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Visual effects Aningaaq, an Inuit fisherman camping on the ice over a frozen fjord, talks through a two way radio with a dying astronaut who is stranded in space, 500 kilometers above Earth. Even though he doesn't speak English and she doesn't speak Greenlandic, they manage to have a conversation about dogs, babies, life and death. Written by Warner Bros.

  • Paraíso

    Paraíso (2013)
    Film (Romance) Visual effects Carmen and Alfredo have a wonderful life in Ciudad Satélite, a middle-class suburban area in Naucalpan, State of Mexico, and one of México City's suburbs. Their relationship is stable, they get along great and they have family and friends close by. A great opportunity for professional advancement requires them to move into the noisy and stressful Federal District (México City proper). Relationships there are cold and calculating as a result of the stress and competition typical of major cities and this change has a major impact on the couple. Written by Jojo Jones

  • Nosotros los Nobles

    Nosotros los Nobles (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Visual effects Three spoiled children who are cut off from their family fortune and forced to do the unthinkable - get a job.

  • Pulling Strings

    Pulling Strings (2013)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Visual effects Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in Mexico City and set to leave for London, Rachel's world turns upside down on the eve of her own goodbye party when she gets drunk and passes out on the street. Saved by Alejandro, a handsome Mariachi singer and single father, Rachel wakes up in his apartment with no recollection of how she got there. Nor does she remember that she rejected his visa the day before, which he desperately needs for his daughter. Romance unexpectedly blossoms between the two, but either sparks or fists will fly after she finds out his secret. Written by Pantelion Films

  • La mala luz

    La mala luz (2012)
    Film (Thriller) Visual effects In an attempt to solve their marriage problems, Eric and Mari take a road trip through the jungles of the Mexican southeast, but she disappears under mysterious circumstances. On his way back to Mexico City, Eric meets Narciso, a mysterious man, and gives him a ride. While traveling together, Narciso encourages Eric to tell him about the strange circumstances surrounding his wife's disappearance. Eric describes a series of weird events which finally lead him to a devastating revelation about the time he shared with Mari. Written by Río Negro Producciones

  • Defectuosos

    Defectuosos (2012)
    Film (Animation, Short, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Visual effects An old puppet master spends his days gathering abandoned defective dolls from garbage dumps. With great passion and dedication, he transforms them into beautiful marionettes which, when presented in his street shows, they become again the beloved toys that every children praises. Written by Anonymous

  • Gimme the Power

    Gimme the Power (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Visual effects A "rockumentary" about the Mexican Band Molotov and the political, social and financial context where the band is born and developed.

  • Red Tails

    Red Tails (2012)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Drama, History and 1 More) Visual effects Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky - even as they battle discrimination on the ground. It's a tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history. Written by 20th Century Fox

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig), as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara). As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined. Written by Anonymous

  • Niño Santo

    Niño Santo (2011)
    Television (Mystery) Visual effects A deadly outbreak affects the south of the country , so that policies and health authorities sent a group of three young doctors to vaccinate people across the region and teach preventive health measures . However , during their cross a village called Aguazul , where the population is mysteriously reluctant to visit, even the doctor in charge of this town warns them not to try to vaccinate their inhabitants , but young people do not listen and heading embark that it will be the last people on your route . Thus begin a series of strange events , and as you go deeper into this world " in the name of science ," witness extraordinary phenomena outside reality , all related to a famous " boy " who confronts his rigid scientific arguments against the possibilities of faith. Written by Carlos Piña Gomez

  • Viento en contra

    Viento en contra (2011)
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  • The Last Death

    The Last Death (2011)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects Dr. Alexanderson finds an unconscious young man by the doorstep of his cabin. He will try to piece together the mans broken memory without knowing the dangers his family and friends will be exposed to in this psychological revenge thriller. Written by Lemon Films

  • Miss Bala

    Miss Bala (2011)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Visual effects At 23, Laura Guerro and her friend Suzu enter the Miss Baja pageant. Both qualify, and while Laura waits at a nightclub for Suzu to break away so they can go shopping, a heavily-armed drug gang murders drug enforcement officials there. Laura escapes unharmed but can't find Suzu, so the next day she looks for her; her dogged behavior brings her to the cartel's attention, and they force her to assist them as they menace her father and younger brother. Lino, the gang's leader, decides Laura should finish the pageant although her only interest is escape. Every day drags her deeper and corruption is pervasive. What alternative is there to death or prison? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Juan y la Borrega

    Juan y la Borrega (2011)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Visual effects Juan works in a uniforms store. A safe, mundane life without ambition. Until one day, La Borrega came along.

  • Saving Private Perez

    Saving Private Perez (2011)
    Film (Adventure, Comedy and Western) Visual effects A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth...

  • This Is Not a Movie

    This Is Not a Movie (2011)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Visual effects Twisted, apocalyptic satire, THIS IS NOT A MOVIE envisions the end of the world through the bi-polar mind of a strung-out pop-culture addict. Starring Edward Furlong and Peter Coyote, with a jagged, atmospheric score from Slash.

  • Te presento a Laura

    Te presento a Laura (2010)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Visual effects Laura is a girl who saves the life of a suicidal young actor and after that she's dedicated to help him to overcome his crisis while at the same time together are performing the crazy tasks that laura has a in a list of things to be done before dead and that duty most be complete before the end of the month of April, during that time is being born among them something more than a friendship. Written by Carmen Handke

  • The Social Network

    The Social Network (2010)
    Film (Biography and Drama) Visual effects On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications. Written by Columbia Pictures

  • Let Me In

    Let Me In (2010)
    Film (Drama, Fantasy, Horror and Mystery) Visual effects In Los Alamos, New Mexico, the twelve year-old Owen is a lonely and outcast boy bullied in school by Kenny and two other classmates; at home, Owen dreams of avenging himself against the trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old next door neighbor, Abby, who only appears during the night in the playground of their building. Meanwhile, Abby's father is a wanted serial-killer who drains the blood of his victims to supply Abby, who is actually an ancient vampire. Abby advises Owen to fight Kenny; however, soon he discovers that she is a vampire, and he feels fear and love for the girl. Meanwhile a police officer is investigating the murder cases, believing that it is a satanic cult. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Rock Marí

    Rock Marí (2010)
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  • X-mas, Inc.

    X-mas, Inc. (2008)
    Film (Comedy) Visual effects In this global warming-themed family comedy, "NAVIDAD, S.A." or "CHRISTMAS INC.," Santa Claus has to contend with the fact that the North Pole is melting. As children stop believing in Christmas, the North Pole begins to melt and Santa's workshop starts to flood. To save Christmas, Santa must find a way to restore children's belief in the magic of Christmas by defeating Tito, an ambitious Elf who schemes to turn Christmas into a purely capitalist business venture. Written by L. Cremers

  • Desierto adentro

    Desierto adentro (2008)
    Film (Drama) Visual effects To redeem himself from a great sin, a man dedicates himself to building a church.

  • 3:19

    3:19 (2008)
    Film (Drama) Visual effects What if everything in life was down to chance? What if we couldn't escape fate? What do Galois, Bauhaus and The Unbearable Lightness of Being have in common? What if the sweat in our brow could save us from the dust we are destined to return to? Written by Anonymous

  • Sleep Dealer

    Sleep Dealer (2008)
    Film (Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology. Written by Anonymous

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac (2007)
    Film (Crime, Drama, History, Mystery and 1 More) Visual effects A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. We follow the investigators and reporters in this lightly fictionalized account of the true 1970's case as they search for the murderer, becoming obsessed with the case. Based on Robert Graysmith's book, the movie's focus is the lives and careers of the detectives and newspaper people. Written by tom day

  • The Night Buffalo

    The Night Buffalo (2007)
    Film (Drama) Visual effects A schizophrenic man commits suicide after his girlfriend cheats on him with his best friend.

  • KM 31: Kilómetro 31

    KM 31: Kilómetro 31 (2006)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects While driving through the kilometer 31 of a lonely road, Agata Hameran hits a boy. She leaves her car to help the victim and another car runs over her and she falls in a deep coma. Her twin sister Catalina telepathically feels the pain of Agata and hears her whispering for help. Together with her boyfriend Nuno and Agata's mate Omar, they return to the km 31 of the road, and find out that the place is surrounded by supernatural accidents caused by the ghost of a mother that lost her boy many years ago. Further, Catalina discloses that the spirit of Agata is trapped between the worlds of the living and the dead. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Morirse en domingo

    Morirse en domingo (2006)
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  • Efectos secundarios

    Efectos secundarios (2006)
    Film (Comedy) Visual effects At 18, fresh from high school, Marina, Ignacio, Adam and Mimi, school mates bonded by fate, shared a dream about adult life, a dream of fame, success, perfect skin and that one endless, true love that, surely, was waiting just around the corner for each one of them. But 30's arrived, and none of the sweet promises of youth was fulfilled. Alone, failed and frustrated, all four are forced to stop and look around to try to understand where it all went wrong, and find an emergency fix for their lives, before it's too late, and happiness escapes through their fingers forever. Secondary Effects is the bitter coming of age comedy that follows their steps in the search for lost dreams, lost hair and good sex, at least, if true love turns out to be a mirage. Written by Anonymous

  • La reina roja, un misterio maya

    La reina roja, un misterio maya (2005)
    TV Movie (History) Visual effects Add a Plot »

  • Matando Cabos

    Matando Cabos (2004)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime and 1 More) Visual effects In Mexico City, the powerful and violent magnate of steel Oscar Cabos catches his daughter Paulina having sex with her boyfriend and his employee Javier "Jaque" and he works Jaque over. On the next day, Jaque pays a visit to Cabos in his office and the angry man comes with a golf club to hit Jaque again. However, Cabos accidentally trips on a golf ball, falls on the floor and faints. Jaque calls his best friend Mudo to help him, but the janitor Nacho finds his boss fainted on the floor and he steals and dresses himself with Cabos' clothes and jewels. Meanwhile, Nacho's son Botcha and his friend Nico have planned to kidnap Cabos and they are waiting for him in the parking garage. When he walks in the parking garage, the two kidnappers hit him on the back of the head, believing that he is Cabos, they cover his head with a bag. They head with the abducted man to the house of Botcha's girlfriend Lula. Meanwhile, Jaque and Mudo calls their wrestler friend Ruben "Mascarita" and his midget ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Ladies' Night

    Ladies' Night (2003)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Visual effects Romantic Comedy about two girls who find love in the most unexpected places in modern-day Mexico City.

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